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1. Bodhisattvas are motivated by compassion and teaching techniques of enlightenment for all individuals.
2. The Dalai Lama heads all Buddhism worldwide.
3. Buddhism has more of a psychological component and emphasis than the biological (& sensual) emphasis in Hinduism.
4. The Four Noble Truths can be summarized into a sentence which states that all life is suffering and suffering is caused by heredity.
5. The Tibetan Book of the Dead contains a list of dead monks.
6. Theravadan Buddhism is primarily for monks and nuns. Lay people do not follow all of the 10 precepts (rules).
7. In Mahayana Buddhism the historical Buddha is emphasized, but anyone can become a buddha.
8. The Theravadan samgha centers its life around social service.
9. Buddhism today is restricted to mostly Southeast Asia.
10. Buddhism has produced so many varieties that it is sometimes difficult to recognize a particular practice as distinctively "Buddhist".
11. At its central core of theology, Buddhism does not rely on the concept of a creator God.
12. Mahayana style differs from Theravada Buddhism in that an emphasis is placed on lay people as much as the samgha.
13. The "Middle Way" is a philosophy of accepting other religious theologies.
14. Tantric Buddhism stresses ritual and symbolism.
15. Buddhism, along with Taoism (Daoism) and Confucianism constitute the "Three Teachings" of China.
16. A celestial bodhisattva, Maitreya (buddha of the future age) has a similar messianic theology like the returning Christ in Christianity.
17. Buddhism has always found room for the reverence of local deities & spirits.
18. The Pali Canon (Tipitaka) is probably the latest & most liberal of various "canon" status Dharma writings.
19. Prayer flags & prayer wheels are instruments used to "activate" sacred prayer texts.
20. A "siddha" is a "saint" in the Tibetan tradition.
21. Women can never become bodhisattvas in Buddhism.
22. The Law of Karma & rebirth in Hinduism is rejected in Buddhism.
23. The utopia known as Shangri-la has its roots in the apocalyptic mythical kingdom named Shambhala.
24. "Buddha's Day" celebration commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of the Buddha.
25. In China, Korea, & Japan, weddings are commonly supervised & officiated by a Buddhist monk.
26. In the evolution of monastic life, the monastery became the central institution in Buddhist life.
27. The Dalai Lama's role in Tibet was only as the spiritual leader of the nation.
28. Buddhism is attempting to make a recovery in its formative land of India.
29. The founder of Buddhism was
30. Nirvana
31. Rules that govern the life of a Buddhist monk include:
32. The term Buddha means
33. The Buddha started out in life as
34. The year in which the Chinese invaded Tibet and implemented a policy of religious intolerance
35. Buddhism flourished under a great India third century B.C.E. emperor named
36. Tenzin Gyatso, the present 14th lama, has a title of "Dalai Lama" which means
37. The best known celestial buddha is
38. Where did The Buddha attain his "awakening"?
39. Stupas can contain
40. Which Buddhist King is depicted as the bicycling monarch in "The King & I"?
41. Give the Noble Eight-fold Paths starting each with the word, "Right".
42. Name the Four Passing Sights (Four Revealings).
43. State the Three Jewels (Three Refuges).
44. Match the words on the right with the correct definition.
- Blowing out" unconditioned reality: all attachments have been negated and freedom from rebirth has been achieved
- A "teacher" in Buddhism, especially in the Tibetan form of Buddhism
- The monk community in Buddhism An "Enlightenment Being", one who comes back after death to help others on the path of enlightenment through widsom & compassion
- The wheel of rebirth; "Wandering" No self or no ego- Buddhist teaching that there is no separate individual self: instead, humans are composed of the five skandhas principles
- To take refuge in the Buddha, his teaching (Dharma) and the Sangha
- A set of sacred words or syllables chanted or meditated on to bring spiritual power or to unite one with the deity they represent
- A memorial mound or monument dedicated to an important Buddhist or the Buddha himself
- In Buddhism, a meditation diagram showing arrangements of buddhas and bodhisattvas

a. Anatman
b. Arhant
c. Bodhisativa
d. Buddha
e. Four Noble Truths
f. Lama
g. Mahayana Buddhism
h. Theravada Buddhism
i. Mandala
j. Middle Way
k. Nirvana
l. Samgha
m. Samsara
n. Skandhas
o. Stupa
p. Three Refuges(Jewwls)
q. Vajrayana(Tibetan Buddhism)

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1. Bodhisattvas are motivated by compassion and teaching techniques of enlightenment for all individuals. - True
2. The Dalai Lama heads all Buddhism worldwide. - False. Dalai Lama is the head of only one branch of Buddhism, called Tibetan Buddhism (or Vajrayana).
3. Buddhism has more of a psychological component and emphasis than the biological (& sensual) emphasis in Hinduism. - True
4. The Four Noble Truths can be summarized into a sentence which states that all life is suffering and suffering is caused by heredity. - True
5. The Tibetan Book of the Dead contains a list of dead monks. - False. It describes experiences after death....

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